Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FXUS64 KSHV 241140
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
540 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

.AVIATION...
For the 24/12z TAFs, MVFR ceilings will continue to develop and
spread across the area as low level moisture pools ahead of a cold
front. The front will begin to move across the area early in the
TAF period. By 24/18z, the front should be near a line roughly
from KJSO to KGGG to KTXK to KHOT. By 25/00z, the front should
have moved through all TAF sites except KMLU. Gusty southerly
winds will veer to the northwest behind the front. Ceilings will
slowly lift during the day, but MVFR conditions will likely
persist until the front passes and drier air arrives resulting in
quickly clearing skies. SKC conditions and northerly winds will
prevail at all sites after sunset.

CN

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 253 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017/

DISCUSSION...
Frontal boundary currently across central OK to move across the
ArkLaTex today. Low-level moisture recovery ahead of front to
generate partly to mostly cloudy skies areawide followed by post-
frontal clearing. South winds early to become northwest around 10
to 15 mph behind the front. High temperatures to range from around
70 across se OK and sw AR to the lower 80s across deep east
Texas. Overnight low temperatures to range from the 30s across
I-30 to around 40 across I-20 and southward.

Fairly benign forecast through the weekend with high pressure
prevailing areawide. Skies to remain mostly clear with
temperatures ranging from highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s and
lows in the 30s and 40s. Coldest night will be Saturday night with
lows forecast to fall to near freezing across I-30 with mid 30s
elsewhere.

Surface high to shift east on Sunday bringing a return of south
winds along with a fairly robust warming trend. Looking at lows in
the 50s and highs in the 70s by Monday.

Rain chances forecast to increase across the region on Monday as a
series of frontal boundary move across the region and tap into
gulf moisture. Cooler and drier air expected to move into the
region on Wednesday bringing high temps back into the 60s and lows
in the 40s. /05/

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  79  42  59  38 /  10   0   0   0
MLU  80  43  59  36 /  10  10   0   0
DEQ  71  33  54  30 /  10   0   0   0
TXK  73  36  55  35 /  10   0   0   0
ELD  76  37  56  32 /  10   0   0   0
TYR  74  40  58  39 /  10   0   0   0
GGG  76  40  59  38 /  10   0   0   0
LFK  81  42  64  39 /  10   0   0   0

&&

.SHV WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AR...None.
LA...None.
OK...None.
TX...None.
&&

$$

05/09



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